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(of music) middle-of-the-road:‘he played dippy MOR ballads I was proud not to recognize’
[mass noun] Humus formed under acid conditions.
- ‘Experiments were made to elucidate why many field-layer plants in beech forests do not grow in mor.’
1930s: from Danish.
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